The MSc is designed to comply with the research training requirements for two ESRC scholarships as administered by the North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP): the three-year PhD scholarship and the four-year scholarship that covers an eligible one year master's and a three-year PhD.
The Research Methods with International Development course from The University of Manchester is ideal if you want to apply for an ESRC scholarship through the NWSSDTP or a School of Environment, Education and Development scholarship. NWSSDTP approved master's must meet the minimum research training requirement expected by the ESRC.
MSc Research Methods is ideal if you are considering PhD study and/or a career in research in international development.
The Global Development Institute (GDI) will equip you with the skills for specialist positions in development-related NGOs and public and private organisations. Potential careers include:
- international development;
- non-governmental organisations;
- central and local government;
- project implementation;
- urban and regional development policy;
- human resources;
- information and communication technologies;
- project management;
- Development Fundamentals
- Doing Environmental Research
- Industrial Competitiveness and Global Transformation
- Poverty and Development
- Globalisation, Trade and Development
- The Politics and Governance of Development
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesEducational Research International Development Sustainable Development View 361 other Masters in International Development in United Kingdom
- Minimum 2:1 Honours degree.
- Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.
International21000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21000 GBP per year during 12 months.
National10500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10500 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Manchester
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